I'm running a dedicated server which hosts one website - our WordPress install.
Currently we're getting around 400,000 pageviews per month and that will likely rise quickly over the coming month - and hopefully exponentially from there onward ;)
I want to install the W3 Total Cache plugin but after reading a few reviews/support forum posts, I'm concerned that I'll potentially slow the website down rather than speeding it up.
I've installed it, had a quick play, then uninstalled it due to a few minify problems (see #2).
My question, as such, is twofold.
- Knowing that my server is a good spec, good network and hosts only this website, are there any options I should consider enabling (or disabling) to get the fastest site-usage possible?
- How can I stop the plugin from caching my forums? Simple Press is located at
/forums/and the JS minify breaks a number of features of the forum (TinyMCE editor, profile amendments, etc). I tried adding
never cacheoption, but it killed my site (500 error; had to remove the W3 Cache lines from
Thanks in advance,